Consumer solutions is one of the Center's research focus areas with the primary objective of expanding dairy products and ingredient consumption through technologies to measure and improve flavor, functionality, quality, perception, and education to meet current consumer needs. The range of these solutions include:
- Modern wellness - Immunity, calming, energy, and digestive health.
- Higher protein, high fat, clean label, and sugar reduction
- E-Commerce (packaging, food safety, sensors).
- Youth wellness / Schools / Gen Z
- Nutrition - Strategies to understand and enhance bioavailability of nutrients in dairy products.